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Necklace of four strings of 1699 gold ring-beads, with camoflaged clasp Ancient Egyptian, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Qurna, 2nd Intermediate Period, 17th Dynasty, c.1585-1545 BC

Museum reference



World Culture

Object name

Necklace, Collar

Production information

Egypt, Northern Africa


2nd Intermediate Period, 17th Dynasty

Style / Culture

Ancient Egyptian



Collection place(s)

Qurna, Thebes, Upper Egypt, Egypt, Northern Africa


Excavator: Petrie, William Matthew Flinders, Professor Sir, 1853 - 1942


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Qurneh / by W.M. Flinders Petrie. London, B.S.A.E. & B. Quaritch, 1909, 6 - 10

Jim Tate, Katherine Eremin, Lore G. Troalen, Maria Filomena Guerra, Elizabeth Goring et Bill Manley, « The 17th Dynasty gold necklace from Qurneh, Egypt », ArcheoSciences, 33 | 2009, pp.121-128:

Troalen , Lore, Guerra, Maria Filomena, Tate, Jim and Manley, W P (2010) ‘Amazing Dynasty 17 jewellery from Qurneh’. In: Decorated Surfaces on Ancient Egyptian Objects: Technology, Deterioration and Conservation. Archetype Publications in association with The Fitzwilliam Museum and Icon Archaeology Group (London), London

Troalen, Lore , Tate, Jim and Guerra, Maria Filomena (2014) ‘Goldwork in Ancient Egypt: workshop practices at Qurneh in the 2nd Intermediate Period’. Journal of Archaeological Science, 50. pp.219-226

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